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King Charles Inn

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great hotel within walking distance of historic district and a number of great restaurants. Happy hour every afternoon with fruit and cheese and desert and coffee/tea later in the evening is a nice touch. Covered parking included behind the hotel is very convenient as you don't have to deal with valet or finding a spot to park which can be...

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My friend and I spent a night at the King Charles Inn while in town for the Home & Garden Tour. I'm going to jump to discussing the room so I can move on to the great things about the hotel. We had a two-queen room overlooking Hassell with a partial view down Meeting Street, very nice. Or it would...

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KCIGM, General Manager at King Charles Inn, responded to this review

I am terribly sorry about your housekeeping experience. I will certainly follow-up today on your comments. Thank you for sharing. I hope this incident does not deter you from visiting us again in the near future.

Avon Park, Florida
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My friend & I stayed at the King Charles Inn for our recent visit to the Charleston area. From before our check-in (a mix-up w/ reservations) to the time of check-out, the staff has been courteous, helpful, & extremely honest when asked for their recommendations. We would definitely stay here again! Convenient location! I would especially like to thank Joey,...

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KCIGM, General Manager at King Charles Inn, responded to this review

I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed your girlfriends weekend in Charleston! It sounds like you had a blast! Thank you for allowing us to serve you!

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Perfect staff and beautiful accommodations. A truly wonderful experience from start to finish. Its within walking distance of almost anything you might want to do in downtown. I can't recommend them enough, and if you are in Charleston, SC this is a must.

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KCIGM, General Manager at King Charles Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the five star review! Your feedback means so much to us! We hope to see you on your next visit to Charleston!

Boston
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent hotel, very friendly staff, large comfortable room. Staff located a lost item and returned it to our room before we knew it was missing! Roof deck pool and bar open for breakfast and afternoon drinks.

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KCIGM, General Manager at King Charles Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the five star review! I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed your visit! We hope to see you again soon!

Wilkesboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

The King Charles Inn is like home where everyone makes you feel welcomed and both stays here have been very memorable. The rooms are very plush with updated amenities and the bar was a great place to hang out! The inn is within walking distance to restaurant, the market, shopping on King Street, and carriage tours as its central location...

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KCIGM, General Manager at King Charles Inn, responded to this review

I am very pleased to hear that you felt such a warm welcome from our staff! Your loyalty is important to us and we thank you for returning again and again!

blacksburg, va
Reviewed 1 week ago

the title says it all. we have stayed here 3-4 times over the last 10 years. this is our last trip to Charleston and we could not stay anywhere else. location is super, you do not need a car to see downtown/historic Charleston. the facility is fine, no complaints. the staff (especially the front desk, Joey, Jess and Monika) is...

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KCIGM, General Manager at King Charles Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for recognizing our super staff! We cannot thank you enough for your continued loyalty over the years. It is always such a pleasure to welcome back our repeat guests! Have a great day and we hope to see you again!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice hotel but nothing truly special. Southern charm and hospitality were lacking a little bit. Nice enough room but not spacious or special. Front desk had a few friendly workers and a grumpy few too. The outdoor pool was a nice treat as the weather was amazing. Only food served is breakfast and some cheese and crackers in late...

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KCIGM, General Manager at King Charles Inn, responded to this review

I appreciate your candid remarks. I apologize for the Front desk response, the reason the rates change is due to the supply and demand in the area. Thank you for sharing and we hope you can return again when visiting Charleston!

West Harrison, NY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The King Charles Inn is a lovely hotel with a lot of character. The room was a bit small, but that's to be expected in a downtown area. It was well appointed, and the bathroom was a good size. They provide complimentary coffee in the morning, and happy hour snacks with drink specials in the evening. The Inn is located...

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KCIGM, General Manager at King Charles Inn, responded to this review

I appreciate your kind words. Thank you for choosing the King Charles Inn! I hope you enjoyed Charleston and all it has to offer!

Longs, South Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This small hotel was spotless. The rooms although not huge done very nicely. Everyone we came in contact with went out of they way to make sure our stay was enjoyable. They have a daily happy hour with complimentary cheese cracker and fruit and reduced priced wine. They also have tea and cookies later in the evening. We have stayed...

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KCIGM, General Manager at King Charles Inn, responded to this review

I am happy to hear we exceeded your expectations! Thank you for choosing the King Charles Inn!

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The King Charles Inn is ideally located in the heart of Charleston's Historic District. Beautiful guest rooms feature hand-crafted furniture, flat screen HD TVs, Free Wifi and much more. The King Charles Inn is one of the only hotels in downtown that offers COMPLIMENTARY PARKING! Join us nightly in BREW Pub for complimentary snacks and Happy Hour. ... more   less 

Additional Information about King Charles Inn

Address: 237 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401-1697
Region: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston
Price Range: RM986 - RM2,029 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — King Charles Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 91
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Also Known As:
Best Western King Charles Hotel Charleston
Best Western Charleston
Charleston Best Western
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Charleston
#6 Green Hotel in Charleston
#10 Family Hotel in Charleston
#13 Romantic Hotel in Charleston
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“The balcony rooms look into the parking lot/courtyard, but are cutely appointed with curtains and comfy furniture”
Roxanneboscobel, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Back side of hotel with balcony”
martincarty2017, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“ask for room not on street side”
Tracker631, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The inside rooms overlook the parking atrium, while the outside rooms can be noisy because they face the busy street.”
EBKUpperMontclair_NJ, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Hallways are long...make sure you enter an elevator that is near your room.”
keatsretreat, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
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